time issues

walt wa1ter at myrealbox.com
Wed Oct 13 06:51:46 PDT 2004

On Tue, 12 Oct 2004, Matthew Dillon wrote:

> :> Hi,
> :>
> :> Studbolt mentioned this on IRC and when I checked in the logs I found that I
> :> have the same problem. It seems that the time is way off sometimes:
> :
> :> This seems to happen with or without TIMER_USE_1.
> :>
> :> Any ideas? Anyone experiencing the same?
> :
> :Now that you mention it, my machine is ten minutes fast now.  It was
> :only two minutes fast early this morning.  No TIMER_USE_1 here.
> :Today is the first day I've seen this, though.
>     I will begin running a comprehensive cron-based test on my
>     test boxes to see if I can duplicate it.

The machine kept perfect time overnight, however.  I believe that the
only 24-hour period I ever noticed the time problem is when I was
running your vfs9 patch.  As of yesterday afternoon I went back to
a HEAD kernel to test your latest commits, and so far no time problem.

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